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For 2003, the Chevrolet TrailBlazer lineup receives some minor drivetrain improvements, an optional V-8 for the new EXT extended seating model, as well as a few new comfort and safety features.

Introduced a year ago as a 2002 model, the TrailBlazer carves a small new niche within the Chevy/GMC SUV lineup. It is less sporty and more upscale than the Blazer, smaller but sportier than the Tahoe, larger and more capable than the Tracker. Its primary competitors include Toyota 4Runner, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ford Explorer and Dodge Durango.

Three times an SUV

Chevy's latest SUV is available in three trim levels, plus the TrailBlazer EXT, which seats seven and competes with the extended-seating versions of the Ford Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer, as well as the upscale GMC Envoy XL.

On the outside, the 2003 TrailBlazer lineup, including the EXT, has a restyled trapezoidal front end that is an updated version of the current, rectangular Tahoe and Blazer. Overall proportions are similar to the Tahoe, but this vehicle has sleek hood and wheel well seams that improve on the Tahoe's more blocky appearance. Five-spoke 17-inch aluminum wheels are optional on basic models and standard on EXT, as is a roof luggage rack.

A new addition for this year is the North Face Edition package, a co-branded version available on both the two- and four-wheel-drive TrailBlazer, with both the base and EXT trim levels. This trim-and-badge package is layered on top of the Leather Plus feature Package and includes lower accent-color body cladding, body-colored exterior mirrors, running lamps, a liftgate luggage rack, headlamp washers, B-pillar badging and, as a quirky touch, a clothesline.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 2WD 4-Door LT w/3LT

Fun SUV for me to drive!! It is the perfect size, seats adjust well and the use of all the mirrors are perfect!

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I just love driving around in my 2009 Chevy Trailblazer! I have the sun roof and all the windows, sitting up a little higher than cars I feel like I have a lot of visualblity. It handles well, and not really... + More »
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Saturday, October 3, 2015
2008 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4WD 4-Door LT w/3LT

I HOPE YOU READ THIS "2008 Trialblazer" WARNING

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Purchase this beautiful trailblazer in NY 2yrs ago and I have around 4yrs to go to pay this fine vehicle off $10K Before I get started me and my wife moved to Durham NC. Sense then I have replace breaks... + More »
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Friday, June 19, 2015
2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4-Door 4WD LT

The miles are showing, and have been for a while

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I like the Trailblazer a lot. The seating position, the flexibility of cargo and towing. It's a true SUV, not a crossover that looks like one but can't tow or hold "stuff" like mine. We won't even talk about... + More »
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